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'There was a time for much of my childhood where being indoors meant you were either sleeping or in trouble, and I didn't care for neither,' says Kretz   Raising horses...

Feb. 21, 2017

Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy, and Reps. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, and Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, will host a telephone town hall meeting for their 7th District constituents on Thursday, Feb. 23. The community...

Feb. 15, 2017

Rep. Dan Kristiansen has been re-elected by his legislative colleagues as leader of the Washington State House Republicans. Kristiansen was chosen for his leadership post during the group's reorganizational meeting today....

Nov. 28, 2016

Rep. Kretz's bill on forest resiliency burning was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee and marks progress in efforts of reducing catastrophic wildfires

March 31, 2016

Rep. Joel Kretz's receives unanimous vote on bill for fire resiliency burning

Feb. 18, 2016

Rep. Joel Kretz's bill on extending limited law enforcement authority for park rangers has been approved by the House

Feb. 17, 2016

Rep. Joel Kretz expresses concerns about the process behind the proposed reintroduction of salmon and the impact it could potentially have on the 7th district

Feb. 12, 2016

7th District legislators to host telephone town hall 7th District legislators Reps. Shelly Short and Joel Kretz, along with Sen. Brian Dansel, will host a telephone town hall on Wednesday, Feb....

Jan. 28, 2016

Rep. Joel Kretz has been inducted into the Hunters Heritage Council Hall of Fame

Jan. 14, 2016

House Bill 2093, aimed at reforming the way Washington state responds to wildfires and allows locals to safely intervene, was signed into law May 7.

May 8, 2015